April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Visiting your dentist during your orthodontic treatment will not only help keep your teeth and mouth healthy while you have braces, but will also help keep the rest of your body healthy. The fact is, every hour of every day in the U.S., someone dies of oral cancer, which is the sixth-most common diagnosed form […]

Why Teeth Become Crooked, from Dr. DeCambre

What we can we do to straighten them! After practicing Orthodontics for the past nine years I still enjoy the excitement of trying to determine why patients’ teeth are not straight. It’s like fitting pieces of a puzzle together! Reasons for Crooked Teeth • Genetics – what we inherit from our parents and grandparents • […]

Bruxism/Teeth Grinding, from Dr. DeCambre

What is it and what causes it? Bruxism is the grinding of teeth together; oftentimes without you even being aware that you are doing so. Most people grind their teeth at night; however some do so during the day. This usually occurs as a direct response to tense or stressful situations. Bruxism has also been […]